Space Academy for Educators



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Experience the authenticity of simulated space missions so you can teach with authority and inspiration!

Step out of the box and into mission training to learn methods for delivering the excitement of space exploration in your classroom with Space Academy® for Educators.


The weeklong program includes authentic astronaut training simulators and activities developed to promote learning in a classroom setting. Curriculum includes NASA-inspired lesson plans and is correlated to the National Science Education Standards.

Trainees in Space Academy® for Educators earn up to 45 hours of Continuing Education credit and educators get access to their own website with lesson plans, standards and tips needed to adapt many of the workshop activities to individual class environments. Space Academy® for Educators is offered June through August. Housing, program materials and meals are included in the tuition.

**Trainees attending Space Academy® for Educators are housed in the North Campus Residence Hall at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). Transportation is provided between the dorm and camp for the duration of the program.

Space Academy for Educators

  • Duration: 6 Days, 5 nights
  • Arrival: Wed, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Graduation: Mon, Noon - 1 p.m.


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